Take Advantage of Your Dental Benefits Today

  It is common for dental plans to have an annual maximum payment amount. After this amount is paid, the dental plan will not pay out any more for the year. However, most people let the end of the year … Continued

How to Brush Like a Dentist

Dentists wake up in the morning and brush their teeth, just like most Americans. Do they randomly brush this way and that way for an undetermined amount of time? No! Dentists understand the purpose of brushing teeth, therefore they approach … Continued

Back to School Dental Tips

It’s time for your children to go back to school, so this means they will need to start getting back into daily routines. Since they are getting back into the habit of getting up early and doing their homework, why … Continued

Dealing with Dental Emergencies

Knowing how to handle a dental emergency can minimize damage to your teeth and gums. Familiarize yourself with common dental emergencies, and in the event of an accident, seek treatment as soon as possible. Common Dental Emergencies Broken Tooth Rinse … Continued

How to Protect Your Baby’s Smile

Healthy teeth are as important for babies as for adults. Even before baby teeth appear, the gums should receive care to help teeth form properly and prevent decay from becoming a problem. Here’s how to care for a baby’s mouth … Continued

What is Involved in a Deep Dental Cleaning? (Scaling and Root Planing)

Root planing and scaling is a procedure that dentists use to treat gum disease. In general, if you are diagnosed with periodontitis, a gum disease that develops as a result of a buildup of plaque and tartar below the gum … Continued

Poor Dental Hygiene Increase Risk for Heart Disease

Everybody knows that you’re more likely to get cavities and gum disease if you don’t brush your teeth. However, scientists have recently found that heart disease risk is also connected to overgrowth of oral bacteria. Without regular dental hygiene, around … Continued

Custom-Fitted Mouth Guards Help Stop Teeth Grinding at Night

Nighttime teeth grinding is a problem for many people, especially as we get older because our teeth become more brittle. Left untreated, teeth grinding, or bruxism, can lead to many other problems, such as teeth sensitivity, cracked teeth, headaches, TMJ … Continued

When Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

The toothbrush is the most effective tool in the fight against cavities and gum disease, but toothbrushes must be changed on a regular basis. Here are some facts about toothbrushes and some the reasons why they must be changed. How … Continued

A Smile Makeover

A smile makeover is an evaluation of a patient’s teeth and how best to make the smile more attractive while tackling any oral health issues. Some of the more common services used in a smile makeover are explained below. Crowns … Continued